Auburn, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Auburn, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Auburn had a population of 7,796 as of July 1, 2020. Auburn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Auburn is located at latitude 34.0137 and longitude -83.8277 in Barrow County. The formal boundaries for the City of Auburn encompass a land area of 6.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Barrow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Auburn are located in Barrow County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Gwinnett County.

The City of Auburn (GNIS ID: 2403134) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Auburn is located within Auburn Division of Barrow County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Auburn: Loughridge.


Auburn, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 7,796 (100%)
Population in Households 7,796 (100.0%)
Population in Families 6,688 (85.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,157
Diversity Index2 46


Median Household Income $59,340
Average Household Income $70,523
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $23,981
Wealth Index5 60


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,839 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 781 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 296 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $143,998
Average Home Value $180,411
Housing Affordability Index3 250


Total Households 2,619
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 1,988
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.13% 2.41%
Households 1.19% 2.42%
Families 0.95% 2.34%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
Owner Occupied HU   3.0%


Auburn, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Auburn to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 132 79th
Population Density # 130 79th
Median Household Income # 123 80th
Housing Affordability Index # 472 76th
Per Capita Income # 238 62nd
Diversity Index # 405 36th

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